For more information, please contact:
William L. Chapin
+1 (650) 322-8746
March 1, 2004, Mt. View, CA -- AuSIM is pleased to announce the release
of a new product line of personal communications equipment which will be called
This is the first AuSIM audio spatialization system that has been miniaturized for
portability and wearability, with an interface designed for use for team communications.
Demonstration/prototype unit come equipped with both live communications capability along
with pre-recorded scenarios to provide examples of potential scenarios in which the system
could be used.
Based on AuSIM’s AuSIM3D® technology,
3DVX provides the wearer with multiple
discrete voices in full duplex along with advanced aural information display capability.
combines a digital audio processing unit and professional grade analog-digital interface
with a network and a tracked headset to present the wearer with voices and audio icons which
maintain 3D spatial relationships regardless of the location or orientation of the listener.
In addition to providing listeners with inherent location information of sounds and voices,
the positioning of sounds in a 3D space enhances listeners’ situational awareness, and enables
them to perceive multiple sources concurrently – helping them direct their attention to any
presented audio stream.
Through the use of sophisticated algorithms and efficient signal processing, coupled with
significant computing power, multiple discrete sound sources can be projected in in space
around a headphone-wearing listener.
combines this capability with a communications
channel and position/orientation sensing devices (GPS, position trackers, etc.).
system allows a user to maintain contact with other team members while hearing their voices
in space from the direction they are physically located. Additional information (“icons”)
can also be placed in the listener’s aural world to get his/her attention.
Using a local
network, units share position, orientation, voice, and synchronization.
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